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Sport and Exercise Psychology: The Key Concepts

2nd Edition

By Ellis Cashmore

Routledge – 2008 – 514 pages

Series: Routledge Key Guides

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    May 22nd 2008
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Description

Now including exercise psychology terms for the first time in its second edition, Sport and Exercise Psychology: The Key Concepts offers a highly accessible introduction to this fascinating subject, its central theories and state-of-the-art research. Over 300 alphabetically-ordered entries cover such diverse terms as:

  • adherence
  • aggression
  • emotion
  • exercise dependence
  • home advantage
  • kinesiphobia
  • left-handedness
  • motivation
  • retirement
  • self-confidence.

Cross-referenced, with suggestions for further reading and a full index, this latest key guide contains invaluable advice on the psychology of sport and exercise. A comprehensive A-Z guide to a fast-moving field of inquiry, this book is an essential resource for scholars, coaches, trainers, journalists, competitors, exercisers; in fact anyone associated with sport and exercise.

Contents

Anorexia Nervosa. Extreme Sports. Fear of Failure. Giftedness. Group Orientation. Focus. Halo Effect. Integrated Regulation. Kinesthesia. Metacognition. Motor Reaction. Self-Actualization. Trans-Gender. Yerkes-Dodson Law. Weight-Control. Yoga

Name: Sport and Exercise Psychology: The Key Concepts: 2nd Edition (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: By Ellis Cashmore. Now including exercise psychology terms for the first time in its second edition, Sport and Exercise Psychology: The Key Concepts offers a highly accessible introduction to this fascinating subject, its central theories and state-of-the-art research...
Categories: Sport Psychology, Sport and Exercise Science, Sport and Leisure Studies